Egypt Unwrapped: Copts Still Waiting for Better Days

Egypt Unwrapped: Copts Still Waiting for Better Days

Egypt Unwrapped is a blog featured on The Majalla, a leading Arab magazine. Copts still Waiting for Better Days Where do Egypt’s Christians fit into Sisi’s religious vision? EGYPT UNWRAPPED blog: Exploring the political and social developments in Egypt as the dust continues to settle on the 25 January uprising...

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Who Speaks for the Persecuted?

Who Speaks for the Persecuted?

In the depths of a prison in Khartoum, a woman who just gave birth to her daughter is waiting to die. Her crime is being a Christian, and while she was given an opportunity to convert to Islam and spare her life, she chose to die instead. In Iran, a...

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Orthodox Christian News from the Middle East

Orthodox Christian News from the Middle East

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Today we’ll be bringing you several stories related to Christianity in the Middle East. Segment 1: News from around the Globe Christian Leaders Call Attention to Persecution in...

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Chiesa Online: What Remains of the Christians of the East

Chiesa Online: What Remains of the Christians of the East

Here is an article that was shared with us this morning, written by Sandro Magister of Chiesa, which highlights one of the great concerns of both Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, namely the flight of Christians from the Holy Lands and the Middle East. Mr. Magister, in a few...

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Watch Press Conference on Persecution of Christians – Part 2

Watch Press Conference on Persecution of Christians – Part 2

OCN Executive Director Rev. Dr. Christopher Metropulos was invited to attend a press conference in Washington, DC, sponsored by two members of Congress, calling attention to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, especially in Egypt, Syria, and Iraq. Christian leaders from around the nation were present at the...

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Watch Press Conference on Persecution of Christians

Watch Press Conference on Persecution of Christians

OCN Executive Director Rev. Dr. Christopher Metropulos was invited to attend a press conference in Washington, DC, sponsored by two members of Congress, calling attention to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, especially in Egypt, Syria, and Iraq. Christian leaders from around the nation were present at the...

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AMERICAN CHRISTIAN LEADERS “PLEDGE” TO STAND IN SOLIDARITY  WITH IMPERILED CHRISTIAN AND OTHER RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN EGYPT, SYRIA AND IRAQ

AMERICAN CHRISTIAN LEADERS “PLEDGE” TO STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH IMPERILED CHRISTIAN AND OTHER RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN EGYPT, SYRIA AND IRAQ

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), co-chairs of the bipartisan Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus, hosted a press conference at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 7, on Capitol Hill featuring several prominent American Christian leaders who will be releasing a Pledge of Solidarity and...

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PLEDGE OF SOLIDARITY & CALL TO ACTION

PLEDGE OF SOLIDARITY & CALL TO ACTION

At a press conference in Washington, DC this morning, a diverse group of American Christian leaders agreed to the following statement and pledged to act upon it. More information about the conference will be published shortly. PLEDGE OF SOLIDARITY & CALL TO ACTION on behalf of Christians and Other Small...

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